Hours, Location, Admission


Monday-Saturday (except UA Holidays)
10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Note the museum is closed on all Sundays and all University Holidays.


The museum is located in Smith Hall on the University of Alabama campus. The street address is 427 Sixth Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487.

Check out our Directions page for step-by-step directions and parking and public transit info.


  • Adults – $5
  • K-12 Students – $3
  • Children 5 and under – Free
  • Blue Star Families – Free
  • Museums for All / SNAP Benefits Recipients – Free
  • UA Faculty, Staff & Students – Free
  • UA Museum Members – Free
  • Bryant Museum Circle of Champions – Free

Sensory Room

The Alabama Museum of Natural History is thrilled to be able to provide a safe space, known as The Sensory Sea, for children (and adults) to enjoy! With The Sensory Sea, the museum ensures that it is an accessible and inclusive place for everyone. Located on the mezzanine level of the museum, The Sensory Sea, provides visitors with a low-light, quiet, sensory-friendly space where they can decompress. This space includes fidget toys, wobble seats, educational books, noise blocking headphones, bubble light tubes, and various sensory objects/toys to help alleviate stress.

Group Tours (Registration Required)

Please call Education Outreach Coordinator, Joyia Davis, at (205) 348-6383 to schedule a group tour or lab experience. Group tour prices include admission to the museum.

  • Guided Tour (10 or more): $5 per Adult, $3 per K-12 Student
  • Discovery Tour: $3 per K-12 Student
  • Discovery Lab Experience: $5 per K-12 Student

K–12 Educational Materials

Teachers, visit the Teacher’s Corner to help with your visit.